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This New Eames Loungewear Collab Is Seriously Cozy
This New Eames Loungewear Collab Is Seriously Cozy
Eames Office teams up with Gelato Pique for a plush clothing line inspired by the Eames’s philosophy to “take your pleasure...
These Tiny Prefab Cabins Can Be Wheeled Into Place to Create Entire Resorts
Moliving’s luxe cabins will complete Hurley House, a lakeside retreat set to open this summer in upstate New York.
These Prefab Tiny Homes Can Be Linked to Create Entire Apartment Complexes
PolyRoom by French design studio Cutwork is a compact, flexible living space designed for endless applications.
Koto Just Unveiled a New Backyard Prefab Cabin for $75K
Koto Just Unveiled a New Backyard Prefab Cabin for $75K
Designed in collaboration with Garden Club London, the carbon-neutral retreat is a tiny slice of paradise.
And the Winners of the 2021 Dwell Design Awards Are...
We’re thrilled to share the projects that wowed our expert judges panel and our readers this year.
These Are the Home Design Trends That Will Rule 2022
From nature-inspired interiors to vintage furnishings and tactile finishes, here are the design trends that industry experts predict will dominate in the new year.
Five of the Uncountable Contributions Virgil Abloh Made to Architecture and Home Design
Abloh, the Louis Vuitton menswear designer and prolific creative who died last month, applied his architecture training to build whatever he wanted.
Koto’s Latest Prefab Cabin Is Stacked to Capture Views
The UK builder’s sleek two-story design places an emphasis on connecting to the surrounding landscape.
This Prefab Tree House Was Inspired by a Young Girl’s Sketch
Ryan Street Architects uses Douglas fir and prefabricated panels to build a lofty guesthouse in five days flat.
Step Inside America’s Best Independent Design Shops
Independent design shops are hubs for creative communities. Here, we celebrate some of our favorites across the United States.
A New Prefab Company Is Offering a Cluster of Scandinavian-Inspired Cabins Starting at $70K
A New Prefab Company Is Offering a Cluster of Scandinavian-Inspired Cabins Starting at $70K
Latvia’s My Cabin has created three prefab structures—a sauna, an office space, and a home—that can be purchased à la carte, or as one turnkey retreat.
This Prefab Shed Allows an Indigenous Community in Australia to Double Down on Food Production
SJB Architects collaborated with members of the Nyul Nyul Community to create an on-site harvesting facility that works with the elements.
ICON Just Unveiled Plans for a Massive Neighborhood of 3D-Printed Homes in Austin, Texas
The 3D-printing company ICON has partnered with Bjarke Ingels Group and homebuilder Lennar for their most ambitious project to date.
You Don’t Need to Be an Architect to Take Michael Sorkin’s Advice
A new posthumous book compiles the renowned architecture critic’s lifelong learnings—like how to cut an elegant section, or the insulating properties of glass—but Sorkin’s lessons...
The Meditative Pastime of Rock Collecting Inspires an Artful Lighting Series
Modeled after ocean-tumbled rocks, the smooth forms of these sustainably made lamps will make you want to pick them up and take them home.
This Cute Wooden Shelter Is Like an Apartment Building for Bees
With a new bee home design meant for your backyard, Danish company Habeetats is creating a buzz around biodiversity.
Lina Bo Bardi’s Iconic Midcentury in São Paulo Just Reopened With a New Art Exhibition
After closing at the beginning of the pandemic, Casa de Vidro is once again welcoming visitors with a display of wooden works by furniture designer and artist Rodrigo Silveira.
These Paint Colors Will Dominate Our Homes in 2022
We spoke to industry experts about the shades that will define the coming year—and how these hues can dictate our moods.
Here’s Your Chance to Tour 9 Gorgeous Homes in Austin, Texas
The 2021 AIA Austin Homes Tour kicks off on October 15 with a combination of in-person and virtual tours, as well as live sessions with the architects.
Reebok and Eames Office Are Releasing a Special Sneaker Collection
The sportswear brand has partnered with the legendary designers’ estate to unveil a range of sneakers inspired by the creative legacy of Charles and Ray Eames.
Model No.’s Quest to Design the “Healthiest” Sofa Ever
The progressive, eco-minded furnishings brand launches a new line of upholstered seating that’s free of toxins and won't harm the environment.
Kravitz Design’s New Collection Makes a Worldly Statement in Livable Craftsmanship
Lenny Kravitz and the Kravitz Design team embrace pattern and form, combining hard edges and soft textures to create a sensuous new line for CB2.
One Community-Minded Designer Is Tapping the Potential of Chicago’s Vacant Lots
The 2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial builds on the research of this year’s artistic director, David Brown, who believes small-scale interventions can have a huge impact in...
Design Cities: Athens, Greece
Designer Stamos Michael explains how one of the world's oldest cities is experiencing a cultural rebirth fueled by young artists.
Design Cities: Atlanta, Georgia
Designer Maurice Cherry unwinds the eclectic, ever-changing scene in the capital city.
Design Cities: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tuan Le is one of many young creatives returning to the city and infusing its design scene with new dynamism.
Design Cities: Lagos, Nigeria
Architect and designer Tosin Oshinowo attributes her hometown's design renaissance to an entrepreneurial creative spirit.
Design Cities: Quito, Ecuador
Architects Daniel Moreno Flores and Marie Combette describe how the city’s young designers use traditional knowledge and regional resources to forge a new cultural identity.
Meet the Judges of the 2021 Dwell Design Awards
Our panel will select the most innovative projects in the Dwelling, Renovation, Prefab, Small Space, Garden, Kitchen, Bathroom, and Object categories.
Hunter Douglas Remains the Ace of Shades With Two New Designer Collections
Eye-catching patterns, colors, and handcraft in the brand’s latest soft goods will dress up your windows.